CHEM& 161 : General Chemistry with Lab I

For science and engineering majors. This course focuses on the fundamentals of chemical structures: atomic nature of matter, atomic structure, periodic trends, quantum concepts, molecular structure, and chemical reactions.  Three hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory.  This class may include students from multiple sections. (NS)

Prerequisites

Eligibility for ENGL& 101; MATH 98/99 or higher; 2.0 or higher in high school chemistry or CHEM& 121; or permission of instructor.

Course Outcomes

  1. Communication - Distinguish between opinions, interpretations, and solid evidence with regard to chemical systems.
  2. Quantitative Reasoning - Apply quantitative methods to characterize chemical structures (electronic transitions and reaction stoichiometry).
  3. Information - Utilize the scientific method to explore chemical systems.
  4. Critical Thinking - Describe chemical structures in terms of composition and geometry.
  5. Personal & Interpersonal - Define chemistry as a scientific study of matter and its impact on society and everyday life.

Overview

Program

Credits

5